[PATCH 0/3 -v4] kexec/i386: kexec page table code clean up - Kernel

This is a discussion on [PATCH 0/3 -v4] kexec/i386: kexec page table code clean up - Kernel ; This patchset cleans up page table setup code of kexec on i386. This patchset is based on v2.6.28-rc2-338-g65fc716 and has been tested on i386. v4: - Re-based on mainline git tree: v2.6.28-rc2-338-g65fc716. v3: - Remove PAGE_SIZE alignment from relocate_kernel() - ...

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  1. [PATCH 0/3 -v4] kexec/i386: kexec page table code clean up

    This patchset cleans up page table setup code of kexec on i386.

    This patchset is based on v2.6.28-rc2-338-g65fc716 and has been tested
    on i386.

    v4:

    - Re-based on mainline git tree: v2.6.28-rc2-338-g65fc716.

    v3:

    - Remove PAGE_SIZE alignment from relocate_kernel()

    - Re-based on 2.6.28-rc2-mm1

    v2:

    - Rename some function names, such as alloc_page_tables ->
    machine_kexec_alloc_page_tables, etc.

    - Cleanup error processing for machine_alloc_page_tables.


    Best Regards,
    Huang Ying

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  2. Re: [PATCH 0/3 -v4] kexec/i386: kexec page table code clean up


    * Huang Ying wrote:

    > This patchset cleans up page table setup code of kexec on i386.
    >
    > This patchset is based on v2.6.28-rc2-338-g65fc716 and has been
    > tested on i386.


    applied to tip/x86/crashdump:

    9868ee6: kexec/i386: setup kexec page table in C
    92be3d6: kexec/i386: allocate page table pages dynamically
    31498a0: kexec/i386: remove PAGE_SIZE alignment from relocate_kernel

    thanks! They are nice cleanups - both the .text reduction and the
    linecount reduction is nice:

    4 files changed, 102 insertions(+), 152 deletions(-)

    Ingo
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